The use of improvised explosive devices by guerrillas, drug cartels and paramilitary groups has threatened Colombian society for the past 30 years. This article examines the types of IEDs found in Colombia, and the extent and history of its IED problem. Also outlined are the Colombian government’s efforts to counter IEDs, and possible solutions to the challenges ahead, such as enhanced intelligence and community security.
Parra Gallego, Pablo Esteban
"IEDs: A Major Threat for a Struggling Society,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 13
, Article 19.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss3/19